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It is my belief that if books on artistic subjects must be sullied with prosaic interludes that these words at least be of passing beauty, so as not to negatively impact the beauty or visual interest of the art. Unfortunately, this book is a prime exampel of how overly academic - and by academic I mean dry and lifeless -writing can ruin an art book. I therefore skipped reading anything but the introduction and first paragraphs (enough to prove the unappealing narrative style of the ...more